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  • Melissa Policaro

    Graphic Designer

    Bellmore, NY

I am a creative person with an ingenious mind. I can offer high levels of professionalism and dedication. Some expertise that I can offer is my knowledge of working with all aspects of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom and AutoCAD. I can work under tight deadlines, and expand my creativity on a daily basis. I have a unique sense of style that can be anything from traditional to modern. I am currently working as a Graphic Designer for a sign shop. I am also a photo editor for a company called Complete Wedding Packages. I always love to keep my creative mind going! Skills: Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, AutoCAD/3D, Microsoft Word/Excel/PowerPoint, fluent in Italian/familiar with Spanish

Work Samples

  • Identity Jewelry

  • Same Day Supplements Logo

  • Aileen Vector Drawing

Work History

  • Graphic Designer

    • Signarama
    • Baldwin, NY
    • Sep 2014 - Present (3 years 3 months)

    Work on large-scale projects for high-end clients
    Design signage, vehicle wraps, logos
    Prepare print files
    Printing/die cutting
    Site surveying

  • Photo Editor (Freelance)

    • Complete Wedding Packages
    • East Meadow, NY
    • Jul 2013 - Present (4 years 5 months)

    Editing special occasion photos using Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop

  • Owner/Creator

    • Identity Jewelry
    • Bellmore, NY
    • May 2012 - Present (5 years 7 months)

    Create handmade designs
    Created logo and web/print advertisements
    Photograph and edit advertisements for promotional use
    Purchase material online

  • Graphic Designer

    • Sign Me Up
    • Lindenhurst, NY
    • Nov 2013 - Sep 2014 (10 months)

    Designing of signs, vehicle wraps, logos, artwork and promotional advertisement
    Regularly meet with clients to discuss designs
    Printing/die cutting of finished artwork
    Taking accurate measurements and sign details

  • Graphic Designer

    • AList Group
    • Plainview, NY
    • Mar 2009 - Nov 2013 (4 years 8 months)

    Composed and produce all designs (web & print)
    Creative assistant for promotional events
    Visual Marketing
    Secretarial tasks

  • Architectural Associate

    • WBLLC
    • Oceanside, NY
    • Jan 2008 - Feb 2009 (1 year 1 month)

    Site surveying and drafting
    Client consultations
    Zoning research
    Set up presentations
    Light expediting and secretarial tasks

  • Intern

    • Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design
    • New York, NY
    • Sep 2007 - Dec 2007 (3 months)

    Set-up and drafted AutoCAD lighting design layouts/Made mock-ups of lighting fixtures/Learned about fixture types and uses/Lighting calculations (wattage use)

  • Sales Representative

    • Powerhouse Gym
    • Bellmore, NY
    • Sep 2004 - Sep 2007 (3 years)

    Communicating membership packages
    Sales of products and memberships
    Management of monthly EFT’s
    Orientation of gym equipment

  • Intern

    • Di Salvo’s Antique
    • Garden City, NY
    • Jan 2004 - May 2004 (4 months)

    Arranged showroom displays
    Observed meeting between designers and clients
    Reviewed floor plans
    Organized memo samples library


  • Fashion Institute of Technology

    • BFA Interior Design
    • 2004 - 2008